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Source: Taxpayers Union

3 DECEMBER 2020FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Responding to the release of MP expenses for July-September, New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union spokesman Jordan Williams says:“Green Party MPs are burning taxpayer money and fossil fuels at a faster rate than any other party as they jet up and down the country.“”These spending figures arrive in the same week the government declared a climate emergency at the Greens’ behest. The hypocrisy is enough to make you weep.” Average air travel spending:Greens: $5,703ACT: $5,181National: $4,866NZ First: $3,642Labour: $3,237Average total spending (accommodation and all travel):NZ First: $16,528ACT: $16,337National: $16,269Greens: $13,796Labour: $11,944Biggest individual spenders (accommodation and all travel):Louise Upston: $32,541Gerry Brownlee: $28,282Nick Smith: $27,987Judith Collins: 25,012Simon Bridges: $24,845The figures above relate to non-Ministerial MPs.

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